Welcome to pab's potpourri!

This is an experimental, informal blog for learning about blogging, blog development, and blog-related professional development activities.

pab's potpourri

↑ Grab this Headline Animator

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

  • Downes distinguished xMOOCs as content courses from cMOOCs as environments for learning that depends on "learner efficacy" (¶¶ 4 ff.) and both calls for and develops "critical literacies" (¶¶ 11 ff.).

    tags: cognitive load theory connectivism constructivism critical literacies learner efficacy learners learning literacies MOOCs proficiency

    • 'critical literacies'. These literacies encompass not only the skills related to comprehension and sense-making, but also the creative abilities that support criticism, construction and communication. And they go beyond this in addressing the dynamics of today's world. They include, at a minimum, the following: the ability to detect and define syntax, structure, patterns and similarities; the ability to identify and generate meaning, purpose and goal; the ability to sense and create context or environment; the ability to apply or use language, literacy and communication to accomplish tasks; the ability to support a conclusion, criticize an argument, offer an explanation or define a term; and an understanding of how to recognize, manage and create change. Or, in brief: syntax, semantics, context, use, cognition and change. (Downes, 2009)
    • Choice, chance, diversity and interactivity are what support learning in neural nets, not simple and static content. Cognitive dissonance is what creates learning experiences. To learn is to be able to learn for oneself, not to learn what one is told; it is to be able to work despite cognitive overload, not to remain vulnerable to it.

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Diigo bookmarks (weekly)

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Local time is:

(JST)